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Blue Jays outfielder Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur

(ATLANTA) -- Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar is under investigation after he allegedly used an anti-gay slur towards Atlanta Braves pitcher Jason Motte during the teams' game Wednesday night.

Pillar struck out against Motte in th... Read More

Man dies after falling at Chicago's Wrigley Field

(CHICAGO) -- A 42-year-old man has died after falling over a railing at Wrigley Field and hitting his head, according to Chicago police.

The fall happened Tuesday night following the Chicago Cubs' game against the Cincinnati Reds. The man ... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 5/17/17

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:

INTERLEAGUE
Houston 3, Miami 0
Atlanta 8, Toronto 4
Texas 9, Philadelphia 3
Boston 5, St. Louis 4, 13 Innings
Colorado at Minnesota, postponed<... Read More

NFL says 'no records' show that Tom Brady had a concussion

(NEW YORK) -- The National Football League responded on Wednesday to reports that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sustained a concussion last season, saying that there are "no records
that indicate that Mr. Brady suffered a head inju... Read More

Course mishap forces runners to go extra half-mile, dashing some Boston Marathon hopes

(BIDDEFORD, Maine) — Some marathon runners went the extra half-mile unbeknownst to them after a race guide mistakenly sent them down a wrong turn that led to a dead end, costing some their shot at qualifying for the Boston Marathon.

... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 5/16/17

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:

INTERLEAGUE
Atlanta 9, Toronto 5
Houston 12, Miami 2
Texas 5, Philadelphia 1
Colorado 7, Minnesota 3
Boston 6, St. Louis 3

AMERI... Read More

Maria Sharapova denied French Open wild card

(PARIS) -- Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has been denied a wildcard to play at next month's French Open.

French Tennis Federation chief Bernard Giudicelli Ferrandini said Tuesday a wildcard is distributed for cases such as a return from ... Read More

Special Olympics athlete spends day playing basketball with NBA star

(NEW YORK) -- Brad Smith never imagined in his wildest dreams that he'd be in New York with his younger brother Noah and the Phoenix Suns' star guard Devin Booker.

Noah, 11, was born with a hole in his heart, and would undergo multiple sur... Read More

'Pacman' Jones pleads guilty to misdemeanor, apologizes in court

CINCINNATI -- Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge from an altercation earlier this year.

Two other charges were dropped as part of a plea agreement.

In January, Jones was arrested at ... Read More

Peyton Manning to host 2017 ESPYS

(NEW YORK) -- Peyton Manning will host the 2017 ESPYs host, ESPN announced Tuesday. The two-time Super Bowl champ called the gig "an honor" in a statement announcing this year's host.

"It's an honor to be asked to host the ESPYS, and it's ... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 5/15/17

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:

INTERLEAGUE

Atlanta 10, Toronto 6
Houston 7, Miami 2

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Cleveland 8, Tampa Bay 7
L.A. Angels 5, Chi. White... Read More

Aaron Hernandez's fiancée: 'I don't think this was a suicide'

(NEW YORK) -- Aaron Hernandez's fiancée says she doesn't think the former New England Patriots star committed suicide.

"I don't think this was a suicide," Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez said in an interview that aired Monday on the ... Read More

Spurs Leonard likely out for Game 2

(OAKLAND, Calif.) --  Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich told reporters on Monday that forward Kawhi Leonard will likely miss Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors after reinjuring his ankle in Game 1.

Leo... Read More

Roger Federer opts out of French Open

(NEW YORK) --  Roger Federer has decided he will not play in the upcoming French Open starting on May 22.

In a letter to his fans on his website, Federer said "I feel it's best to skip the clay court season this year and prepare for the g... Read More